Sunday, October 15, 2017, 12noon-6:00pm, Rain or Shine, FREE
3:30-4:30pm Ganesh Band: Bollywood-style music will be performed by Ganesh Jagtap and other musicians on traditional instruments with vocalists Kshama Garg and Himanshu Chaudhari.
4:30-6:00pm Raag Rang: Ta Thoi Musicians Debu Nayak (tabla, below), Soumya Chakraverty (sarod), Arindam Ghosh, Swati Kanitkar, Surendra Rajak, Nabeel Reaz, and Parmoa Sanyal will perform as Raag Rang: Ta Thoi, with vocal performances, narration and dance depicting the Diwali theme. The performance will be based on Diwali, drawing from Indian mythology depicted through Indian classical dance and a medley of Indian classical and folk music.
2:00-5:00pm Storyteller Meena Nayak will be telling myth tales to children of all ages. Dr. Nayak teaches English and Mythology at Northern Virginia Community College and is the author of many children’s books including About Daddy and Endless Rain.
Indigo – Indian Street Food
El Carreton – Organic Artisanal Frozen Treats/Heleados Artesanales Organicos
Chef Hogate’85: Asian food, Pad Thai, Lo Mein, smoothies, eggrolls, fried rice, fried sweet plaintains
B&P Jewelry & Gifts – Nepali handicrafts and jewelry
Bollywood Bazaar – clothing
Diya Candles – candles, diyas
Ekaa Couture – festive clothing
GVA – CDs, children’s books, harikaths, bhagavat katnas
Nafhhat Gohar – clothing
Primorose – Jewelry
Priti’s Fashion & Jewelry – plazo, kurti’s, sari’s, costume jewelry, sal khameer, skirts, kaftans, diya, children’s clothing, Diwali items, Henna tattos
Quilltastic Jewelry – Handmade silk-thread jewelry
Rams Fast Tax Service
Royal Arts & Crafts Kashmir – beautiful hand-embroidered cashmere shawls, scarves, clothing, and accessories
Silver Paisley – rangolis
Tuhina Creations – paintings
Trend Umbrella – semi-precious stone jewelry